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Sat, 08/26/2017 - 12:00pm - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 3:00pm
7900 10th Ave South
Celebrating the Duwamish River and its Communities 11th Duwamish River Festival 2017
The festival is a family-friendly event and will focus on celebrating the efforts to improve the health of the Duwamish River and the communities of South Park and Georgetown! During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to: learn about the Duwamish River Superfund site; engage with interactive booths featuring environmental and community health resources and projects in the Duwamish Valley; listen and dance to performances representing diverse cultures of Georgetown and South Park; enjoy free food from local restaurants; participate in free boat and kayak tours of the river; create art reflecting the river and the community; and so much more!
WHERE: South Park neighborhood of Seattle, 7900 10th Avenue South, at Duwamish Waterway Park.
WHEN: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, August 26, 2017
WHO: Our lineup includes:
Amigos de Seattle, Guatemala
Madcap Pusher Band of Georgetown
Bopha Lokei Cambodian Dance
Meshika Dancers,Danza Kalpulli Tlaloktekuhtli
Angeles de Mexico
Thai Classical Music and Dance
Northside Drill and Step Team
Chaotic Noise Marching Band
And the Duwamish Tribe opening the day!
Event sponsors include: Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition / TAG; Environmental Coalition of South Seattle; ECOSS;; Port of Seattle; King County; City of Seattle; U.S. EPA; Washington Department of Ecology; Anchor QEA, LLC; Seattle Parks Foundation; Washington Chain and Supply Inc,; Alki Kayak Tours; Puget Soundkeeper; Recology CleanupScapes; Puget Sound Clean Air Agency; Seattle Aquarium; South Park Branch of the Seattle Public Library; United Healthcare Community Plan; Solid Ground; Duwamish Alive; Waste Management.
West Seattle Herald